Dendropsophus limai
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, São Vicente, in São Paulo State, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information known regarding its habitat preferences or ecological requirements. However, other species within its taxonomic group breed in ponds.


It has only been collected once, so its population status is not known. It is very similar to other species in its taxonomic group in the surrounding region.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Deforestation is presumably a threat to this species, although there is not enough information known at present to determine its major threats.

Conservation Actions

The taxonomic status of this species within its taxonomic group needs to be resolved.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005). This form might not be a valid species (Rodrigues pers. comm.).


Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Dendropsophus limai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55539A11329277. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


IUCN Terms of Use